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Definitions of row

  1. ( construction) a layer of masonry; " a course of bricks"
  2. an angry dispute; " they had a quarrel"; " they had words"
  3. propel with oars; " row the boat across the lake"
  4. the act of rowing as a sport
  5. a continuous chronological succession without an interruption; " they won the championship three years in a row"
  6. an arrangement of objects or people side by side in a line; " a row of chairs"
  7. a linear array of numbers side by side
  8. a long continuous strip ( usually running horizontally); " a mackerel sky filled with rows of clouds"; " rows of barbed wire protected the trenches"
  9. Rough; stern; angry.
  10. A noisy, turbulent quarrel or disturbance; a brawl.
  11. A series of persons or things arranged in a continued line; a line; a rank; a file; as, a row of trees; a row of houses or columns.
  12. To propel with oars, as a boat or vessel, along the surface of water; as, to row a boat.
  13. To transport in a boat propelled with oars; as, to row the captain ashore in his barge.
  14. To use the oar; as, to row well.
  15. To be moved by oars; as, the boat rows easily.
  16. The act of rowing; excursion in a rowboat.
  17. A series of things in a line; a file; a trip in a rowboat; a turn at the oars.
  18. To labor with an oar in propelling a boat; be moved by oars.
  19. To move forward by means of oars; as, to row a boat; to carry in a boat moved by oars.
  20. A noisy disturbance; brawl; quarrel; fight.
  21. A line: a rank: persons or things in a line.
  22. To impel with an oar: to transport by rowing.
  23. To work with the oar: to be moved by oars.
  24. An excursion in a rowing- boat.
  25. ROWER.
  26. A noisy squabble: uproar.
  27. A line; rank.
  28. To impel with oars.
  29. To use oars.
  30. To move or be moved by means of oars.
  31. A trip in a rowboat; also, a turn at the oars.
  32. An arrangement of things in a line.
  33. A noisy disturbance or quarrel.
  34. A series of persons or things arranged in line; a line; a rank; a file.
  35. An excursion taken in a boat with oars.
  36. A noisy disturbance; tumult.
  37. To impel with oars; to transport by rowing.
  38. To labour with the oar; to be impelled by oars.
  39. To propel with oars, as a boat; to labour with the oar.
  40. An excursion in a boat with oars.
  41. A line; a file; a series of persons or things placed in a straight line; a line of houses; a street.
  42. A noisy disturbance; a riotous noise; a broil; a tumult.
  43. To scold noisily.
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Quotes of row

  1. I'd rather win two or three, lose one, win two or three more. I'm a great believer in things evening out. If you win a whole bunch in a row somewhere along the line you're going to lose some too. – Walt Alston
  2. Well, yeah. At a certain point, you've got to be really honest with yourself. Like, 'Why am I doing this? What are my motivations?' Like, if you get into it because you want to be famous? Then you've got a long row to hoe. But if you really feel like it's a labour of love and it's something you're actually legitimately good at, then it's not that hard to keep plugging away. – Will Arnett
  3. When you're born you get a ticket to the freak show. When you're born in America, you get a front row seat. – George Carlin
  4. They just neglected a large portion of the front row – Gary Cooper
  5. Portugal is a high hill with a white watch tower on it flying signal flags. It is apparently inhabited by one man who lives in a long row of yellow houses with red roofs, and populated by sheep who do grand acts of balancing on the side of the hill. – Richard H. Davis
  6. I've broken my nose, I've broken ribs. You name it. In fact, we just got back from South America, and I fell over a monitor speaker on the stage and almost ended up in the front row of the audience. I managed to sprain my wrist on that one but luckily nothing was broken. – Keith Emerson
  7. The drink? Yes, I've had tough times in my life, especially the last year, regarding my ex -wife, my kids, I nearly broke my neck, I was on death row with pneumonia. – Paul Gascoigne
  8. Since 1957, black people have experienced double -digit unemployment- in good times and bad times. Look at the population of African Americans in prison. They represent more than half the population of prisoners in the country, 55 percent of those on death row – Danny Glover
  9. Folks, I've been straight for seventeen days... Not all in a row – Sam Kinison
  10. When you put your hand to the plow, you can't put it down until you get to the end of the row – Alice Paul
  11. If you believe in God, believe in Death Row East. – Tupac Shakur
  12. Ice cream was my undoing, and six chocolate milk shakes in a row were nothing to me at one time. – Kate Smith
  13. I had starred in more than 30 successful films, six in a row directed by Cecil B. De Mille. – Gloria Swanson

Usage examples for row

  1. Here now was " Miners' Row – The Case of Richard Meynell by Mrs. Humphrey Ward
  2. They'll only make a row of it, and get somebody into trouble. – A Jolly Fellowship by Frank R. Stockton
  3. Marie wrote: Last week we all had a row and Terry has not been seen or heard of since. – An Anarchist Woman by Hutchins Hapgood
  4. A fine row we have had in the town, Joyce, this afternoon. – East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood
  5. She'll make a certain amount of row but we can't help that. – A Rogue by Compulsion by Victor Bridges
  6. " I should have thought that a man of Lord Loudwater's violent temper would rather have sought an open row Mr. Flexen persisted. – The Loudwater Mystery by Edgar Jepson
  7. In the first place, it is not always as easy as might be imagined to get men to row – Rowing by Rudolf Chambers Lehmann
  8. Roy felt around and found it and began to row – The Crimson Sweater by Ralph Henry Barbour
  9. No, no; I meant that the row came to an end. – A Dash from Diamond City by George Manville Fenn
  10. Who's lookin' for a row anyhow? – The Ridin' Kid from Powder River by Henry Herbert Knibbs
  11. " Do as he says, an' don't have any row Sam added. – Down the Slope by James Otis
  12. Has de row started? – The Mutineers by Charles Boardman Hawes
  13. Will you stop that row – Burr Junior by G. Manville Fenn
  14. Are you gentlemen going to row – April Hopes by William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009
  15. At last he said, very quietly- You're a good chap, Austin, and I'm sorry I've made a row to- night. – The Great Miss Driver by Anthony Hope
  16. What's the row with you? – The Cock-House at Fellsgarth by Talbot Baines Reed
  17. It was the first thought that came into my head when the row began. – The Motor Maid by Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson
  18. So that's why we had our row – Cap'n Warren's Wards by Joseph C. Lincoln
  19. If you thought you could row the raft, I am sure I could carry a great many things down- stairs, and land them on the hill. – The Settlers at Home by Harriet Martineau
  20. Will it be best for us to row ashore ourselves, sir? – The Boy Allies Under the Sea by Robert L. Drake

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